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KRON
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
coast states. the storm caused nearly $20 billion in insured losses. overall, sandy could mean $50 billion in economic losses. that would make this storm the fourth costliest catastrophe in united states history. chris welsh has more. >> reporter: the damage is unimaginable. the toll on human life and the financial devastation are still being tallied, but in the areas hardest hit, it's time to move forward. >> our job has moved from saving lives to rebuilding them. >> reporter: the long road to recovery meant a long wait on thursday. new york commuters faced a choice of standing in lines for buses or trying to get to work on their own. >> not only our train, 35 minutes door to door. >> reporter: 9-23 subway lines are still not running. much of 34th street remains in the dark. people there need food and help. >> we're going to have to find some longer term solutions to this. >> reporter: gas station lines stretched for mil >> three hours . a lot of patience and sanity. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are venteduring back on the -- venturing back on the campaign troil trail
KRON
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
beach after superstorm sandy hit. about 145,000 customers in new york city still do not have power as of today, but that number is going dosays public transit is coming back but people have to allow extra time for travel this week. many schools will be back in session tomorrow, even though some classrooms still do not have heat. here's a look at how the salvation army is helping out those hardest hit by sandy. >> reporter: the salvation army says planning for the response to superstorm sandy started days before the wicked weather hit land. >> specifically, we had our disaster relief coordinator for the bay area deployed. >> reporter: spokesperson laney says that coordinator is currently in new jersey, districting food, water and providing shelter for those in need. >> it's providing care, providing a listening ear to those that maybe have lost their homes and can't find a family member. we provide someone to talk to and a listening ear, shoulder to cry on. >> reporter: on a daily basis, more than 100,000 people are receiving their meals from more than a dozen of these cantines, foo
KRON
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
:00, gasoline prices starting to fall even as the east coast experiences shortages due to super storm sandy. the average price for a gallon of gas is 4.08. oakland, 3075. we show you how prices have dropped and explains why. >> reporter: this is be probably the best place to get your finger on the average price of a gallon of gas in the bay area. this is just off of interstate 80. we were here last week, 3.99 a gallon and today it's 3.89, 10 cents cheaper per gallon in one week. the prices are projected to go down even more. the price of gas has trended downward over the last two weeks and is expected to continue that trend for another week or so. the switch to winter blend and a major drop in oil prices are the main reason for the drop. but also, remember last month? record high prices hit drivers hard in the early parts of october. two california refineries had production costs. the price drop is a reflection of march kit correction and indicate a more stable outlook for the future. >> i commute to san francisco. i had to make a loop around in order to not run out of gas. it's definitely
KRON
Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
by superstorm sandy get a chance to vote tomorrow. you are looking at after math of the storm. in one county ballots were delivered to shelters today. the governor allowed people to vote tomorrow at any polling place in the state. election officials in contra costa county are already hard at work with the thousands of mail in ballots. kron 4's justine waldman has more. >> reporter: the votes are already being counted in contra costa county. >> we have been working double shifts to get them counted. >> reporter: he tells me his office sent out 310,000 vote by mail ballots. as of monday night, 185,000 have been tallied and put in boxes with more on the way. >> we will get 40,000 tomorrow. >> reporter: to keep them from jamming any of the machines, workers smoothed out any ridges. there are ways to fix ballots with mistake. >> coffee will pick up on a target, we have to remake that ballot. ballots that are torn. chewed up by a machine. >> reporter: it takes two people to transfer the information. >> contra costa county. measure a. we have yes. >> he wants voters to remember one thing. >> if you
KRON
Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
12 days after super storm sandy hit the boardwalk community. >> i cannot get light on or anything for my kids i can not get power, heat, garbage pickup. >> workers from the long island power authority are visible but still cannot seem to get the electricity back and homes in the flood zone. york's governor has threatened to pull the company's operating license. >> we paid them, and we gave them a franchise because they represent themselves as experts at doing this and they failed. they should be held accountable for their action. kenneth gonzales, a registered nurse is crammed into his living room he once shares with his three other people roommates and belongings they have. >> if someone comes in here with guns to take it a little i have left what am i supposed to do? they just forgot about us how are we going to survive? also, republicans say that it will hurt the economy for the fiscal cliff. >> if we're serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> congress also
KRON
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
in the wake of hurricane sandy. weeks later many of those residents still do not have power. this is a scene of just some of the devastation. this is three weeks after the storm hit. people who live in bell harbor are sifting through what's left of their homes. that neighborhood was virtually wiped out. new york governor andrew cuomo says many people on long island have not yet had power restored because their homes are too unsafe. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan says he was shocked about not winning the election. president obama won virtually every critical battleground state including ohio. ryan says that is the moment they realized things were going south. >> when the numbers came in going the other direction we saw the kind of turnout that was occurring in urban areas which were fairly unprecedented. it did come as a bit of a shock. >> ryan may have come up short on the vice presidential bid but he will continue to hold his seat in congress. >> a big honor for oakland a's manager. gary has that story ahead. plus a heavy weight battle in college basketball as d
KRON
Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
. that is believed partly because of super storm sandy. >>> alex smith takes another step toward being able to play, and the warriors' former coach makes a triumphant return to oakland. [ female announcer ] welcome one and to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> don nelson hall of fame night in oakland for the first time since being inducted into the hall. at a warrior game, honored at halftime. and from the hall-of-famer nelson to zaza pachulia. part of the atlanta hawks who are in town tonight. he needed stitches and lived to tell about it. harrison barnes, a rookie, his best effort to date, 19 points and 13 rebounds. seth curry floated one up with the offhand. when
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